Whether you sell physical products, digital items, services, bookings, or courses, an online store can be an incredible opportunity to reach your target audience. It helps you reach people where they already spend their time, even if they’re always on the go. And it allows you to share the benefits and strengths of your products in the best way possible.
But how do you get started selling online? And what tools do you need to build the best ecommerce store?
Let’s take a look at WooCommerce, a powerful ecommerce platform. We’ll learn what it is, how businesses use it to run their stores, and the steps you can take to get started.
Continue reading → What is WooCommerce and How to Install it in WordPress
Picture this: an excited fan comes to your site to buy your newest product, or read your latest article. They go to the search box, type it in…and it doesn’t work. Sadness.
No matter the size of your site, people expect a working search box. That’s why we’re excited to bring the power and ease of Jetpack Search to even the smallest sites.
We’ve simplified our pricing, and also added a free tier and a 3-month free trial. Add Jetpack Search to your site to see how much it helps your fans find what they’re looking for — available today through Jetpack, the new standalone Jetpack Search plugin, and WordPress.com.
Continue reading → Jetpack Search: Free for Small Sites and Free Trials for All
This month, we’re shipping several under-the-hood improvements and bug fixes to make Jetpack work even better for you and your website. Here are the highlights:
- Since the re-launch of Jetpack VideoPress last month we have made some bug fixes to ensure that the video block experience is fully optimised.
- This release also includes many other bug fixes and improvements — check the changelog for more details.
Continue reading → Jetpack 10.3 – Under-the-hood improvements for your site
This month, Jetpack focused on enhancing some of your favorite blocks, buttons, and widgets.
- The Podcast Player Block has skip back and forward buttons, and supports pages with multiple podcasts and RSS feed links.
- You can now show off your Patreon profile through the Social Icons widget.
- Jetpack’s Instant Search feature is now compatible with older browsers like IE11.
- We fixed some Video block display issues for videos hosted by Jetpack.
Continue reading → Jetpack 9.4: Improvements for You
One of WordPress’s biggest benefits is plugins, which let you expand your site’s functionality to meet your exact needs. There are no limits to the type or number of plugins you can install and activate on your WordPress website — there are currently thousands available in the WordPress repository.
But with this unlimited flexibility comes responsibility, since each new plugin introduces its own set of potential issues, from site slowdowns to crashes and compatibility issues. With a little knowledge and a little Jetpack, you can resolve the three most common challenges — or prevent them from happening in the first place.
Continue reading → How to Avoid Common WordPress Plugin Problems with Jetpack